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Parks and Recreation Director, Ben Vail

Contact at 701-9754 or 372-6363

Click HERE to E-Mail the Director of Parks & Recreation

 

 

 


CALENDAR

 

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SOCCER SEASON IS ALMOST HERE!

 

AS WE COME TO THE MIDDLE OF AUGUST, IT IS TIME TO PREPARE FOR OUR FALL SEASON.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SIGNED YOUR SON/DAUGHTER UP FOR 2014-15

ACTIVITIES, THERE ARE THREE WAYS YOU CAN DO THAT SO THEY CAN BE INVOLVED WITH YOUTH SOCCER AND OTHER ACTIVITIES DURING THE YEAR.

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE YOUTH SOCCER SKILLS CLINICS ON AUGUST 27TH AND 28TH ON THE BIG FIELD NEAR THE TENNIS COURTS.  THE SCHEDULE IS LISTED BELOW AND THERE IS NO FEE OR NEED FOR EARLY REGISTRATION.  ANY WHO ARE INTERESTED CAN COME AND START WORKING ON THEIR SKILLS WITH P&R DIRECTOR, BEN VAIL. AT THAT TIME, PARENTS CAN ALSO SIGN UP THEIR YOUNGSTERS FOR PARTICIPATION IN YOUTH SPORTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.  ALL ARE WELCOME!

K-1     1-2 PM

GR. 2-4    2-3 PM

GR. 5-6    3-4 PM

 

 

SOCCER COACHES NEEDED

IF YOU ARE A COMMUNITY MEMBER WITH EXPERIENCE COACHING OR PLAYING SOCCER, PLEASE CONSIDER THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND LOVE OF THE GAME WITH OUR YOUNG PLAYERS.  OUR YOUTH SEASON BEGINS IN EARLY SEPTEMBER AND CONCLUDES BY THE 3RD WEEK IN OCTOBER.  IF INTERESTED, CONTACT BEN VAIL AT 372-6363 OR 701-9754 OR AT prksrec@stgeorgemaine.com

 

 

 

SOCCER OFFICIALS NEEDED

IF YOU ARE A FORMER SOCCER PLAYER, OR EVEN IF YOU WOULD JUST LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE AND LEARN ABOUT SOCCER OFFICIATING, YOUTH SOCCER IS THE PLACE TO BE!

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HELPING OUR PROGRAM AS A SOCCER OFFICIAL, PLEASE CONTACT BEN VAIL AT 372-6363, 701-9754 OR AT prksrec@stgeorgemaine.com   

 

GAMES ARE ON WEEKDAY NIGHTS AT 5 OR ON SATURDAY MORNINGS AND LAST LESS THAN ONE HOUR. PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING OUT. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH SPORTS SIGN UP OPPORTUNITIES:

 

1.  IN PERSON AT THE YOUTH SOCCER CLINICS ON AUGUST 27 AND 28.

 

 

 

 

2.  ANYTIME ON LINE BY CLICKING ON THE LINK IN THE RIGHT MARGIN (2014-15 ALL SPORTS REGISTRATION)

 

 

 

 

3.  AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IN THE SCHOOL CAFETERIA FROM 3:30-4:30

 

 

 

 

 

4.  AT YOUTH SPORTS REGISTRATION NIGHT AT TOWN OFFICE SEPTEMBER 4TH FROM 5-7 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

           Senior Luncheon

 

 

 

 

SENIOR CITIZENS

Monthly Pot Luck Luncheon

 

NEXT LUNCHEON:  SEPTEMBER 9 AT 11:30.  BRING YOUR SUMMER STORIES AND YOUR IDEAS FOR LUNCHEON PROGRAMS AND FUTURE TRIPS. IN THE MEANTIME, HAVE A WONDERFUL REST OF OUR SUMMER!

 

 

TRIP NEWS:  THERE IS A WAITING LIST FOR THE UNION WINERY TOUR, AND SEATING IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE NOVEMBER SHOPPING TRIP

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

TENNIS ANNOUNCEMENT

 

All are welcome for play within Community Tennis Format during the following times with no prior sign in: 

 

  • Saturday 8-10 AM
  • Sunday 2-4 PM
  • Wednesday 8-10 AM



For more Information on the Community Tennis Format: call 372-6398

 

A SIGN UP SHEET IS AVAILABLE AT THE COURTS IF YOU WISH TO RESERVE COURT TIME IN ADVANCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGN-UP TO RECEIVE ALL THE LATEST NEWS DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO YOUR IN-BOX..

 

By joining our automated email list you'll be the very first to know about all the latest Parks & Rec. registrations, news, announcements, cancellations, etc. as all the newest information will be delivered directly to your email "inbox"!  No more digging for flyers in your child's lunch pail, backpack or laundry.  No more having to buy a local newspaper or scouring past newsletters for announcements.  No more having to rely on what you child heard in school or what their friends thought they might have heard  Have it all delivered directly to you!

Simply click on the link ("Join our email list") above, follow the instruction making sure to check off the appropriate boxes for the information you'd like to receive.  Don't delay as things will soon be getting very busy very soon!  Thanks in advance for signing up.

 

PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE MEETING

 

The next committee meeting will be September 8 at 6 PM in the St George Town Office.  The agenda will be posted in late August.  These meetings are open to the public and all are invited to attend.

 

 

PARKS & RECREATION

BOOSTERS ON FACE BOOK

 

"Like" us on our Face Book page by clicking on the Facebook icon or simply type "St.George Rec. Boosters" on the Face Book "Search" line. 

 

 

 

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ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS

 

Strength Class:

When: Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 8:00am-8:45am
Where: At the Town Office (Above the Fire Station)
For Whom: Open to all interested

Contact: Angie Vachon  C.P.T. @ 542-2720

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FUN FOR ALL AGES

 

St. George Bicycle Route:

Enjoy a scenic ride along this route

See link in right margin for more information

 

 

Tennis Courts- Open to the public with the exception of July 8-10 from 9-3 for a youth tennis clinic

Located at Leppanen Field (The Big Ball Field)

on Route 131 in Tenants Harbor

(1 mile south of the Town Office/ Fire Station/ School)

 

Walking Trails:

See Link in right margin for more information on the Town Forest and Fort Point Trails.

 


 

Parks & Recreation Committee Information

Now accepting applications for 2014-15 Committee!

 

 

Members
Term Expires
Raymond Upham, Chairperson
2015
Meghan Miller, Vice-chairperson
2015
Craig Gauthier
2015
Gary Minery
2015
Joanna Montgomery
2015
Ann Hoppe
2015
Michelle Gill
2015

  

Responsibilities

The Parks & Recreation Committee shall oversee all resources, facilities & programs of a recreational nature, strive to maintain and improve the physical and mental fitness of the community, and administer, in cooperation with the Town Manager, the recreational programs to include all segments of the community on a year round basis.

Past P & R Committee responsibilities have included, but have not been limited to:

 

  • Monthly committee meetings with the P & R Director for updates & idea sharing.
  • Participate in department sponsored events as much a possible (IE; Saturday basketball games, events, fund raisers, etc.)
  • Assist in event set-up, operations, clean-up & fund raising whenever possible.
  • Help promote and advertise the department’s events & offerings
  • Follow the department’s “Mission Statement”, “Core Values” & “Vision Statement”
  • Respect and adhere to the department’s policies and guidelines.
  • Promote good sportsmanship, fair play & leadership by example
  • Assist in recruiting volunteer coaches, umpires, referees, and other helpers

 

The Parks & Rec. Committee consists of seven voting members and two or more alternate members that are appointed annually by the Select Board.

The Parks & Rec. Director attends the monthly P & R Committee meetings to update members on activities and to coordinate efforts to further the goals of the Committee.

Volunteer applications for the P & R Committee and all coaching positions are available for printing in the column to the right (Applications)

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St. George Parks & Rec logo

Art Work by Doug Anderson & Adrian Hall of Maine Printing & Embroidering

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

ADULT SUNDAY SOFTBALL WRAPS UP AUGUST 31.

3-4:30 PM.

CONTACT PERSON: JESSE WILGUS  542-5913

COME ON OUT AND JOIN IN THE FUN!

ITS TIME TO SIGN UP YOUR CHILD FOR 14-15 YOUTH SPORTS. THERE ARE FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER SHOWN ON THE PAGE BELOW.  PLEASE SEE THE SPORTS REGISTRATION LINK IN THE RIGHT MARGIN BELOW.

 


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Parks & Recreation Committee Information

The Parks and Recreation Committee will meet on:  September 8 at 6 PM

  • Click here to view the meeting agenda.
  • Click here to view the meeting minutes.
  • Click HERE for Committee members & responsibilities

Applications

For folks interested in being a Coach or becoming a member of the P & R Committee or Boosters

The required form to be completed and submitted before resident kids can participating in any of our K-6th grade athletic offerings.

 


Documents

Directions to Facilities:


Department Information


Other Information


What We Do


St. George Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for scheduling, prepping and maintaining multiple fields, courts, parks and playgrounds for the many spring, summer & fall youth sports activities, teams & leagues.

The P & R department also organizes, oversees & maintains local winter youth basketball teams and leagues from 3rd-6th grade.  We host the traditional "Mussel Ridge Hoops Basketball Tournament" for 3rd/4th graders in March as well as offer free basketball & soccer clinics for children in kindergarten, first and second grade. 

In addition, the department organizes, oversees and sponsors programs for adults and local senior citizens. 

The Parks & Recreation Department's offerings for "St. George Days" include the Marshall Point 5K Lighthouse Loop, The Old Timers Softball Game and Father-Son, Mother Daughter Games.

 


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